Singing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Singing

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I was just trying out and having some fun. I don't think I'd want to pursue singing as a career; it's an on-the-side thing. It would be great if I could make a career out of it but if I can't, that's OK too.
~By William Hung ~


I was always singing and dancing for my mother when I wasn't glued to the television watching I Love Lucy or the Carol Burnett Show.
~By Debra Messing ~


I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
~By Steven Wright ~


I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing. I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment.
~By Don Henley ~


So I got interested in singing and I have always used my voice. Not professionally as much, but around the living room, the campfire, that kind of thing.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


I wanted to do Playboy to get across the same ideas I'm singing and writing about these days. It's all about proving that a woman can defy stereotypes.
~By Jody Watley ~


My father started me singing in church.
~By DeForest Kelley ~


When you're doing the traditional musicals, singing songs that are 40 and 50 years old, you realize there's a reason why those musicals are hits. These are amazing songs!
~By Tom Wopat ~


This is something I love to do. I've never had any other job. I love singing and entertaining.
~By Stephanie Mills ~


I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


Listen to the lyrics - we're singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife!
~By Buddy Guy ~


What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
~By Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ~


The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.
~By Elvis Presley ~


There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain; What a wonderful feeling, I'm happy again.
~By Arthur Freed ~


In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!
~By Lucinda Williams ~


I have been singing for the last 50 years, you know, so I deserve a break. Besides, there are talented singers around who can do justice to their work.
~By Lata Mangeshkar ~


An album is such a personal thing. It's something I always wanted to do. It's me doing me, singing as me.
~By Danny Aiello ~


When I sing, I pick out people in the audience and pinpoint on them. So if you feel that I am singing just for you, you may be right!
~By Glenn Hughes ~


You know, your speaking voice comes back, but your singing voice you use in a different way.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


I bet Maurice Gibb's heart monitor was singing the tune of Stayin' Alive.
~By Graham Norton ~


But enough joking. I am singing. This is all my life.
~By Placido Domingo ~


The trumpet was not a lyrical singing instrument.
~By Herb Alpert ~


When I'm singing I try not be a singer with a capital S. I just try to get it out so I feel comfortable with it.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


Verse, singing, and speech have a common origin.
~By Jean Philippe Rameau ~


I was just in the middle of singing a song about how broke we were and now my cell phone rings.
~By Joel Madden ~


My singing voice is somewhere between a drunken apology and a plumbing problem.
~By Colin Firth ~


I'm very happy to sing whatever I'm singing. I've always enjoyed any role I've been given at a certain time. They've all been favourites, they've all been wonderful pieces to play.
~By Joan Sutherland ~


It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
~By Rod Serling ~


With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?
~By Adlai Stevenson ~


I'd love to do a musical. I've been known to have a good step or two. I'm half Samoan, you know, and part of our culture is singing and dancing daily.
~By Dwayne Johnson ~


The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
~By Henry Miller ~


Unless you're singing something that's kind of in rhythm with the bass, the melodies, it's just difficult.
~By Kim Gordon ~


If you are speaking about my own songs, I would think so because we were talking about that particular era and I was singing one of my songs that I recorded 50 years ago.
~By Ruth Brown ~


I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That's all I know.
~By Billie Holiday ~


They were singing, Gillette, the best a man can get, with a lot of guys hugging their fathers and sailing and riding bikes. I suddenly felt a long way from the best a man could get and I thought it would be nice to get from there to the best.
~By Craig Ferguson ~


It is not fun singing about losing somebody like that, but at the same time it was easy to write because the memories were so real and vivid and so much a part of who I am.
~By Vince Gill ~


In some ways, I've always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.
~By Petula Clark ~


When Ulysses hears his own story sung by an epic poet and then he reveals his identity and the poet wants to continue singing, Ulysses isn't interested any longer. That's very astonishing.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


It was an experience being on a Beatles tour. They weren't very good. The singing was great, but the playing was a bit weak.
~By Robin Trower ~


That was my way, and I also use the music after five years, I started hearing opera, opera, it was very good instrument to keep the spirit very strong because you feel like you are yourself singing opera, and I used to hear a lot of opera, they send me tapes.
~By Mordechai Vanunu ~


I started taking singing classes just two years ago. It was great. I never knew I could sing but I kind of found my voice.
~By Hilary Duff ~


90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness.
~By Cab Calloway ~


God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?
~By Joe Cocker ~


The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.
~By Placido Domingo ~


To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


The history of all big jazz bands shows was, first they played for dancing, and then they played for singing.
~By Norman Granz ~


I don't want to wreck my voice. I love to concentrate on playing the bass and keeping it very rock-solid. If I were singing, I would have blown out my voice.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


I've been wanting to sing for a long time. I've been singing all my life, and I've tried different record companies, but it seemed like - it was such a struggle and so hard to get out there. So, I said, 'I'm gonna go on American Idol and see how far it takes me.'
~By Fantasia Barrino ~


I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance, yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album, I got kind of tired of that.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


We didn't have movies in this little mining town. When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it.
~By Margot Kidder ~


I was singing about six notes higher than I had to, in a range that kept me up in a bubblegum sound.
~By Nancy Sinatra ~


Actually I have been singing since I was a kid.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


I'm not a big fan of Robert Plant's lyrics or his singing.
~By Chris Robinson ~


I saw The Sound of Music when I was 10 and thought that it was the most beautiful singing I had ever heard.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


I had to get used to wearing a mask and wearing a prosthetic and performing with those things while singing and expressing myself through stylized movement, while keeping it as human as possible so the audience could be closer to the horror of the Phantom.
~By Gerard Butler ~


You know, Neil Young is singing Rock n' roll will never die, and Neil never rocked and rolled in his life. I mean, he rocked, but he didn't roll. He has got no swing in him.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


I recorded harp first or singing first. I recorded it all together. Part of the reason is that I don't know how to play the songs without also singing. I forget how they progress. I don't think that any of them are verse, chorus, verse, and so on. They are not simple.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


It's nice to finally have a CD out which reflects my songwriting, my singing and the band that I have.
~By Mick Taylor ~


He didn't want me to become a musician, he wanted me to be a doctor, because he said singing was too hard.
~By Nusrat F. A. Khan ~


The story about me, apocryphal or not, is that I could sing before I spoke. My parents went into bedroom one day and there I was standing in the crib singing God Bless America.
~By Linda Lavin ~


I remember him watching me through the crack of a door singing with a hairbrush. I was in front of his mirror. I think he wanted me to sing. He would get me on the table and make me sing sometimes or play the piano. He was very encouraging on that front.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


I have always been intrigued with singing and I actually started my career in musical comedies.
~By Janine Turner ~


I must work hard to make my singing above reproach; there must be no faults which hard work would take care of.
~By Kate Smith ~


I have often heard the statement made by foreign singers, as a demonstrated fact, that the German artists are artists in feeling indeed, and serious in their devotion, but that their singing is crude.
~By Anton Seidl ~


My grandmother sang, too, and she was really loud. It was this wild kind of singing. I count her among my influences.
~By Cassandra Wilson ~


My look was even more solidified when I started singing in Greenwich Village with my sister Lucy. We wore matching dresses as the Simon Sisters.
~By Carly Simon ~


My singing is part of me, like my stoutness, or my light hair, or my poor eyesight.
~By Kate Smith ~


There happened to be guitar classes at the college, and there was a guitar teacher there with whom I used to play. In addition, I also would go out into country schools and teach little kids basic guitar and singing a few times a week.
~By Mark Knopfler ~


Justin Timberlake is terrific in this film. I told him it's time to stop singing.
~By Bruce Willis ~


I think that one of Elvis' charms was that he could sing almost any kind of music. I am sure that in his heart, which I don't know what was there, but just from his singing I could feel that he was very partial to gospel music.
~By Patti Page ~


58% of the American public are with us. We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end.
~By Cindy Sheehan ~


I didn't understand that I could sing until I was like 11 or 12. My mom heard me singing around the house and she said, What are you doing? You really can sing! So then I started going to school and singing to the girls.
~By Chris Brown ~


In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
~By John McCrae ~


Singing was my first love and I never even considered it after I started acting, but now I'm bringing it back into my life. I trained from the ages of 11 to 17. When I moved to New York and got into serious acting, I just kind of abandoned the whole singing thing. But when I grew up in Pennsylvania I went to voice lessons once a week.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


I went to art school when I was little. I took ballet lessons. I played a little kick ball. I was sort of into everything because I had too much energy and I didn't know where to put it. When I was a preteen, I got into singing, and became really obsessed with it.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


My mother had been a country and western singer but when she moved out to Hollywood found it very difficult to get work so when I was born they put me into dance classes and singing classes as soon as I could walk actually.
~By Morgan Brittany ~


Mostly singing was cathartic, writing was cathartic, therapeutic. I don't think I had a goal, particularly, to sing or put it out there for anybody.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


There's really nothing else I'm going to do with my life. I'd be useless if I weren't singing or acting.
~By Taryn Manning ~


I am working on my nightclub act, definitely want to do more singing.
~By Keith David ~


There is no singing anymore, everything is yelling and shouting and rapping and that is real boring to a guy like me.
~By Sebastian Bach ~


I looked in the audience. There were no strangers. Everybody was singing and cheering and hugging. That was a beautiful picture to look at.
~By Celine Dion ~


That was the big thing when I was growing up, singing on the radio. The extent of my dream was to sing on the radio station in Memphis. Even when I got out of the Air Force in 1954, I came right back to Memphis and started knocking on doors at the radio station.
~By Johnny Cash ~


I keep these songs in my head until I get behind the microphone. I never spend more than 30 or 40 minutes singing the vocal or it will sound mechanical. There are always mistakes, but it's about feeling more than being perfect.
~By Brian McKnight ~


We went on stage with the Jefferson Airplane, Jim started singing with Grace Slick and hugging her. Then he danced off the stage, went back into the dressing room and passed out cold.
~By Ray Manzarek ~


I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


I never thought I would be singing for the world.
~By Patti LaBelle ~


The only thing better than singing is more singing.
~By Ella Fitzgerald ~


You always will be singing a song or humming a line or a melody.
~By Dennis Brown ~


I started singing about three years ago, I entered a local singing competition called Stratford Idol. The other people in the competition had been taking singing lessons and had vocal coaches. I wasn't taking it too seriously at the time, I would just sing around the house. I was only 12 and I got second place.
~By Justin Bieber ~


If they're singing about heartbreak, they've lived it.
~By Paula Abdul ~


I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.
~By Blair Underwood ~


I don't want the giant ego. I don't want to become Kevin Costner, singing on the soundtrack to The Postman.
~By Joss Whedon ~


I started singing for The Phantom in January, and we started filming in October and I sang all the way through to the next June. In fact, I was singing for about two months before I even knew I had the role.
~By Gerard Butler ~


Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
~By Mark Roberts ~


If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.
~By Clay Aiken ~


The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~

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